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Yakupov Drawing Comparisons To Radulov

from Peter Adler of The Cult of Hockey at the Edmonton Journal,

... speaking of the Oilers: in the ideal world they would discipline Yakupov to the full extent of the league’s bylaws for insubordination. They would also let him know in no uncertain words that he would have to stay in Sarnia until his contract there expires.

Except: this is not an ideal world. Fearing Yakupov might feel he had been mistreated, and that he might bolt for Mother Russia again, doing another Radulov, so to speak, they would give him red-carpet treatment upon his return.

Well, here’s a word of advice, as if the Oilers wanted it: if you ignore Yakupov’s shenanigans now, the day will come (and sooner than you expect) when you’ll regret even thinking about drafting they guy, never mind doing so, and then signing him to an NHL contract.

Nail Yakupov is a bad apple just waiting to grow on you.

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Except that the team that he has a contract with locked him out, and then had the gall to tell him to play somewhere else while they refused to pay him the contact they signed him to.

So really, as with everything right now in the NHL, both sides are wrong, no sides are right, and we fans get fed more B.S. about nothing…..

Posted by 41 Long Ones from Edmonton on 09/28/12 at 06:31 PM ET

J.J. from Kansas's avatar

Boy what a dumb article.

Posted by J.J. from Kansas on 09/28/12 at 06:46 PM ET

Nathan's avatar

He’s Russian so he must have character issues!

So sick of this article.

Posted by Nathan from the scoresheet! on 09/28/12 at 09:51 PM ET

HockeytownOverhaul's avatar

If he’s that worthless we’ll trade you Emmerton for him.  Talk to Katz and get that worked out, think he’s in Seattle right now…

Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 09/29/12 at 02:04 AM ET

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